Kuih Spera Recipe (Malaysian Curry Puff with Coconut Filling) » Indonesia Eats
Kuih Spera or as Lisa from Lemony Kitchen explained it’s similar to curry puff but with coconut filling. For Indonesians Curry Puff is pretty much a buddy of Pastel or Jalakote. When I approached Lisa to be my first Malaysian guest post I simply wanted something that has a root to her background. Seeing Lisa’s […]
Mutton Kuzhambu – South Indian style coconut based mutton gravy. Can be served as a side dish to rice, idli, dosa,, idiyappam, parotta and chappathi. Stepwise pictures included.
Nyonya Acar/Spicy Pickle Vegetables
I love Acar, but I never attempt to make it until a couple of weeks ago. Acar is a type of vegetable pickle/salad popular in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. Made from different vegetables like cucumbers, long beans, carrots, cabbage and is pickled with spicy paste and vinegar. Ground peanuts and sesame seeds are also added to this dish. Acar is commonly served as a condiment to be eaten with a main course. This is a great vegetarian dish too. I adapted the recipe from Star Kuali and…
Sambal Ikan Bilis (I)
Peanuts and dried anchovies (ikan bilis) are fried, then tossed with sambal. Spicy, crisp, fragrant and slightly sweet, sambal ikan bilis is very moreish.
A rare Malaysian vegetarian treat, Rojak Buah is a tasty combination of sweet and sour flavours. Fruit is dressed in a sweet and spicy sauce and tossed with sesame seeds for this delicious starter.Get the recipe here.
Garam Masala: A Taste Worth Acquiring
Every region in India, every area, every house, every cook within every house has a favorite version of this warm blend of spices, says food writer Monica Bhide. Its potency didn't appeal to her when she was a child, but she grew to appreciate the magic behind garam masala.
Nyonya Fried Mee Siam
Spicy Rice Vermicelli One of the benefits of writing a food blog is it motivates me to keep looking out for new recipes, cooking ideas and trying out new dishes. By posting the dishes online, it helps to keep track of the dishes that I have cooked for the past week, month or year, and at the same time, what are the dishes that I have been wanting to try out, but never appear on my dinner table. Better still, join a blogging event, for instance, a monthly food theme, where we need to use…
Fern shoots and salted fish in coconut milk. i've never eaten this so something new for me to try this year. It's a Malay dish sold in Malay restaurants. I've seen the vegetable in the markets....curly like tendrils.
Part burrito and part egg-roll, you can't go wrong with popiah. The thin and chewy dough is stuffed with a variety of goodies: veg, meat, and rice, and is typically dipped in a sweet bean sauce.Get the recipe here.